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Gamatox 2 brewing, says Jonathan Moyo

by Staff reporter
31 Jul 2015 at 09:07hrs | Views

Zanu-PF politburo member and Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo has accused sections of the party calling for Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere's censure of pushing an agenda similar to that of a vanquished Zanu-PF faction.

Moyo said he smelt "Gamatox 2" after Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Chairperson Justice Mayor Wadyajena on Wednesday moved to press contempt of Parliament charges against Kasukuwere.

The Higher Education minister took to twitter to vent his frustration over the onslaught against the Zanu-PF commissar.

Moyo wondered how a Parliament dominated by Zanu-PF, which controls the House could propose to nail a fellow party member.

"Moves in Parly to charge ruling Party's Commissar? This smells like Gamatox 2 and Nieebgate 2," Moyo wrote.

"With the leader of the House, chief whip, Speaker of Parliament, portfolio committee majority and its chair all ours how do we move to charge our commissar?"

Moyo said the calls for Kasukuwere to be censured were personal, not legal.

"This is not about rule of law. In fact no law is at issue in this matter," he claimed.

"The purported charge is personal and has nothing to do with CSOTs! (Community Share Ownership Trusts)"

On Wednesday, Wadyajena alleged that Kasukuwere openly threatened him when his committee was gathering oral evidence on the Marange-Zimunya Community Share Ownership Trust.

Source - newsday
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